Profile: Dark Red Kidney Beans are a nutrient-dense legume with a moderate flavor and creamy texture that works well alone or in combination with other items.
* 5/8" in length
Red Dark Kidney Beans have a moderate flavor and a tough skin that allows them to keep their shape during cooked. Kidneys are a staple in chili and baked beans.
These famous beans are legumes, a group of plants grown for their edible seeds and pods, which are low-maintenance to grow and store. They are high in protein, minerals, and fiber, but low in fat.
Beans were first traded throughout South and Central America, before being introduced to Europe by Spanish explorers in the 15th century. They are currently widely produced in Asia, Europe, and North America and are known as a great, affordable source of protein and nourishment.
|Shelf Life:||2 Years.|
|Uses:||- Chili, soups, and baked beans
- Cold bean salad with herbs and dressing
|Basic prep:||Sort and rinse well. Soak all day. Rinse and put in a big saucepan of water. Boil for 3 minutes, then reduce heat and simmer covered for 60-90 minutes until tender. Boiling this bean produces froth, so skim the water often.|
|Country of Origin:||China|
|Handling / Storage:||Store in a cool, dry place.|